Violence Doesn’t Solve Fear

The ways in which we approach our fear has got to change. It is so very very easy to approach fear with the mindset of wiping it off the face of the map, whether it be with drone strikes or with pointing a gun at innocent teenagers. It's so very very easy for me to approach fear with self-policing, obsessive thinking, and trying to eradicate it from my mind. Do they seem disconnected to you? They are very related. Outer change never comes without inner change, first.

Practice

It's been awhile since I wrote. Some of this is due to the places my mind has wandered lately, down dark and lonely roads. But some of this is also due to being out of practice. My honesty has felt terrifying even to me, so I stopped practicing writing it out publicly and went underground. …

25.

Today is my birthday and I am 25 years old. So that means I can do whatever I want in this post. (Because who doesn't do this on their birthday? Source) (Or this, for that matter... Source) But don't worry. I have some thoughts to share too, now that I am a whole quarter century …